WJE Announces New Unit Managers

January 25, 2015
WJE is pleased to announce the promotions of Anita Simon to the position of Unit Manager of the firm’s Boston office and Mark Chauvin to the position of Unit Manager of the firm’s Minneapolis office, effective January 1, 2015.

Ms. Simon serves as project architect in a variety of enclosure projects for contemporary and historic buildings. Her practice in New England mixes the study of building science with historic preservation as well as enclosure peer review and commissioning. Typical projects include investigation to identify performance deficiencies in existing enclosure materials and assemblies. Subsequent tasks include development of repair documents and administration during execution of repairs. Ms. Simon assists clients with prioritizing repairs, establishing phasing plans, and development of capital planning. She holds a bachelor of arts in architectural design from the University of Washington and a master of architecture from the University of Oregon.

Mr. Chauvin joined WJE in 1999 and has significant experience with forensic investigations of a wide variety of architectural and structural problems with buildings, facades and bridges. His work has involved inspection, analysis and repair of structural capacity issues, deterioration, distress, or failure of wood, concrete, masonry, steel and post-tensioning systems, including multiple collapse investigations. He has also performed numerous investigations of performance problems related to EIFS and stucco claddings, brick masonry facades, and roofing and waterproofing systems. He holds a bachelor of civil engineering and a master of science in structural engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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